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Live  Five overturned lbw appeals (and one that stuck)

Live Five overturned lbw appeals (and one that stuck)

1:15 AM ISTESPNcricinfo staffIt was a tough day in the field for Richard Kettleborough and Richard Illingworth, both umpiring an England Test for the first time due to Covid-enforced changes to ICC regulations. In England’s innings, three times Kettleborough declined West Indies lbw appeals, only to have them overturned on review; then, when the tourists…

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Live  BCCI accepts CEO Rahul Johri’s resignation

Live BCCI accepts CEO Rahul Johri’s resignation

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri at a press conference¬†Sajjad Hussain/AFP1:58 AM ISTNagraj GollapudiNews editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseNagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfoRahul Johri, the BCCI’s chief executive officer, will demit office this month after the board accepted his resignation on Thursday. He will leave a year before his five-year contract was to close out.Johri decided to…

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Live  Cricket Victoria assessing early-season plans amid Melbourne lockdown

Live Cricket Victoria assessing early-season plans amid Melbourne lockdown

8:51 AM ISTAndrew McGlashanDeputy editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseDeputy Editor Andrew arrived at ESPNcricinfo via Manchester and Cape Town, after finding the assistant editor at a weak moment as he watched England’s batting collapse in the Newlands Test. Andrew began his cricket writing as a freelance covering Lancashire during 2004 when they were relegated in the County…

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Live  Sophie Devine named permanent New Zealand captain

Live Sophie Devine named permanent New Zealand captain

playWhat clich√© does Sophie Devine wish commentators would retire? (4:03)Hint: it’s a groan-worthy pun on her name (4:03)8:13 AM ISTESPNcricinfo staffSophie Devine has been named the permanent New Zealand captain with her predecessor Amy Satterthwaite taking the vice-captaincy on her return from maternity leave.Devine stepped into the captaincy when Satterthwaite took leave last year to…

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Live  Relieve us from BCCI role, CAG asks Supreme Court

Live Relieve us from BCCI role, CAG asks Supreme Court

12:19 AM ISTNagraj GollapudiNews editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseNagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfoThe Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) of India has asked the Supreme Court to relieve its nominee from the BCCI’s Apex Committee, on the grounds that it is “unable” to function as an independent voice and carry out the primary job assigned to…

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